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Ann-Margret shares John Wayne memories before fest

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Warner Bros.

Ann-Margret and Ben Johnson, who co-starred with John Wayne in The Train Robbers, were both up for Oscars when the movie was filming in 1972. But they were on set in Durango, Mexico, more than 1,300 miles away from Los Angeles when the Academy Awards ceremony took place. Read more

Movie review: ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

Film Review Only Lovers Left Alive

AP

Just when it’s time to call a moratorium on vampire movies, Jim Jarmusch has to go and make a good one. Read more

Fox 4 announces new meteorologist: Ali Turiano

KDFW/Channel 4 announced this morning that it has hired a new meteorolgist, Ali Turiano, who will begin contributing to weekend and other newscasts on May 28 (maybe she’ll get here before the triple-digit weather starts). Read more

‘Cocaine Cowboys’duo rides again

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Universal

Filmmakers Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman made their initial media splash in 2001, when their controversial documentary Raw Deal: A Question of Consent, an exploration of a purported rape, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and made the cover of the Read more

Erik Estrada to screen film in Haltom City

Erik Estrada will come to town Thursday for the screening of a new faith-based movie at Birdville Baptist Church, 3141 Carson St. Read more

Movie review: ‘Transcendence’

Film Review Transcendence

AP

That man would have the hubris to reach the level of a god is a notion that has long animated both myth and literature. To see such ambition brought low is a story that never gets old, and that premise is the best part of Transcendence, a belabored science-fiction fan... Read more

Movie review: Disneynature’s ‘Bears’

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Disney

It’s tough being a single, first-time mom with two children, especially if you’re an Alaskan brown bear. Read more

Movie review: ‘Heaven Is for Real’

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Sony Pictures

Heaven Is for Real is based on the account of a 4-year-old Nebraska boy who after major surgery tells his father, a local minister, that he’s been to heaven. Although there are immediate doubts, people begin to accept the story when the youngster reveals inform... Read more

Movie review: ‘The Railway Man’

Railway Man

The Weinstein Company

Post-traumatic stress is better recognized now than in earlier decades, but it has been an aftereffect of every war. It’s not until The Railway Man reveals the WWII survival story of its hero that we grasp the significance of the opening shot. Read more

Movie review: ‘Dom Hemingway’

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Fox Searchlight

A temperamental, egotistical, British ex-con with a soft side for the daughter he left behind, Jude Law is magnetic as the title character in Dom Hemingway, an amusing tale of vengeance, debauchery and redemption told stylishly by writer-director Richard Shepard. Read more

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